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Portrait of Frederick III, Crown Prince of Germany in Uniform

Biography

Frederick III was the son of William I, King of Prussia and first German Emperor in 1871. He succeeded his father in 1888 to the German and Prussian throne. He died of throat cancer 99 days after his succession. The Grants visited Berlin in 1878 but were unable to meet with the Emperor and Empress. Instead they met with Prince Frederick III and his wife Princess Victoria and enjoyed a dinner together with the royal couple.

Donor

Ulysses Grant Dietz

Studio

Reichard and Linder, Berlin Germany

Date

1877

Object Type

Image

Format (Original)

Cabinet Card

Format (Digital)

PDF

Physical ID

Grant_World_Tour_014

Digital ID

Grant_World_Tour_014

Digital Publisher

Mississippi State University Libraries (electronic version).

Repository

Ulysses S. Grant Presidential Library, Mississippi State University Libraries.

Rights

Copyright protected by Mississippi State University Libraries. Use of materials from this collection beyond the exceptions provided for in the Fair Use and Educational Use clauses of the U.S. Copyright Law may violate federal law. Permission to publish or reproduce is required.

Contact Information

For more information on the contents of this collection, email usgpresidentiallibrary@library.msstate.edu.

Frederick III, Crown Prince of Germany

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